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Maine Wildlife Park

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A Magical Place!

"It is a magical place," I heard a young woman say. Amid woods and beautiful gardens, rescued... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cathy G
New Gloucester, Maine
Highly recommend!!!!!!

Seeing a moose has been on my bucket list for a long time and this fit the bill. Super cheap... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“wildlife park”(33 reviews)
“snack shack”(14 reviews)
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The Maine Wildlife Park is closed for the 2018 season. The Park will reopen in Mid-April, 2019. The wildlife park is home to over 30 native species of Maine wildlife that cannot be released back into the wild. View moose, bears, big cats, eagles...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
56 Game Farm Rd, Gray, ME 04039-6804
+1 207-657-4977 ext. 0
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All reviews wildlife park snack shack gift shop black beans small snack baby moose plenty of picnic tables fish hatchery all ages nice place to visit picnic area great for kids per adult couple hours whole family bald eagles walk around
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Reviewed 1 week ago

"It is a magical place," I heard a young woman say. Amid woods and beautiful gardens, rescued animals are housed in a variety of enclosures. Whether it was baby Maggie Moose hungrily sucking a bottle, a "conversation" between two porcupines, or a black bear lumbering...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seeing a moose has been on my bucket list for a long time and this fit the bill. Super cheap entrance fee ( free for my boyfriend who’s a veteran and kids admission for me - 3.50) Moose, deer, bears and tons of other animals....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is a nice little place where you can see rescued animals that cannot be returned to the wild for a variety of reasons. I wish the signs said why they were there. But it is very interesting to see. I love moose. I...More

1  Thank hagemannj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park was well maintained, not too pricey, and not too crowded. We visited later in the day on a sunny Saturday in September, and we had plenty of elbow room. They have a wonderful variety of animals from birds of prey to small animals...More

Thank Dawn_Crist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the park to see the moose calf, Maggie. She is so cute and her keeper was very informative. I would of paid the admission just to meet Maggie. You can check her out on YouTube - type in baby moose and German Shepherd....More

1  Thank Bobbi B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wildlife park was small but it was a great place to spend the morning there.There was moose and bears they had albino deer and raccoon.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was just a random Saturday fall family trip for us. We live in Vermont in which we have to travel a few hours to do any sort of family adventure. This small wildlife reserve was a nice adventure for our two small children 6&7...More

Thank debtodd15
Reviewed October 12, 2018

The Maine Wildlife Park had a variety of animals not commonly seen even in rural Maine. Make sure you schedule a visit on a cool day as the animals can be stressed when the weather is too warm. Children can see the animals close up...More

Thank L1768XVsteveb
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Many animals to see that are common in Maine. Moose, bear,bald eagle to skunks and raccoons. Fun place to relax and enjoy nature. Gift shop and snack shack. Only draw back is they do not take credit cards at the gate for entrance. ATM available...More

Thank StopNEat
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

This place was a 30 minute drive north of our hotel in Portland. The place had free parking and you only had to pay for admission, which is used to help pay for running the place. There are lots of interactive areas for little kids...More

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Kristen E
August 6, 2018|
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Response from KurtAndWendy | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, we were there for about 3 hours, which was just about right for us and our two energetic grands (ages 5 and 8). We lingered at a few exhibits and had time to stop of bathroom and water/snack breaks. I'd... More
June 16, 2018|
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Response from lisa k | Property representative |
hi no sorry we do not allow pets in the park and our parking area does not have much shade so please do not plan to bring your pet and leave in the car!! thanks for asking
Ralph R
December 24, 2016|
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Response from lisa k | Property representative |
the original 'game farm' opened in the 1940s as a pheasant rearing facility. wild orphaned and injured wildlife were housed here over the years. pheasant-rearing was phased out in the 70s and the facility was turned into a... More